I'm going to reside my house with red cedar shingles (16 squares at
4.25" exposure), and I'd like to use stainless steel nails in a coil
nailer. I see that there are two different types of nails available
siding nails with a 0.090" shank and a 13/64" head
roofing nails with a 0.120" shank and a 3/8" head
I assume that for cedar shingle siding, the siding nails would be
better, but would it be OK to use the roofing nails? I'll be blind
nailing, of course. The big question, will a generic roofing coil
nailer (HF 54700) shoot siding nails? Obviously the shank diameter
and head size are different, but I only need to use 1.5" long nails,
so the roofing nailer can handle the length.
P.S. I assume that 304 stainless stail is adequate for siding, since
I'm not building a house boat?